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ITIC TRAINING PROGRAMME (ITP) – LAC PTWC New Products

Regional Training: “ICG/PTWS Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) New Enhanced Tsunami Products”

2 - 4 June 2014, Guayaquil, Ecuador


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1.1
Opening Ceremonies
1.2
Logistics and Administrative Items, Introductions, Course Overview
2.1
ICG/PTWS-XXV Outcomes, specifically for the PTWS Enhanced Products
2.2
Responding Rapidly and Effectively: Tsunami Warning and Emergency Response Requirements and Timeline-driven SOPs
2.3
What do Tsunami Warning Centers (TWCs) provide to Tsunami Emergency Response (TER) agencies?
2.4
What do TERs do with TWC information? Challenges in Alerting, Evacuation, and Safe-to- Return (All-Clear)
2.5
Comisión Permanente de Pacífico Sur (CPPS)
2.6
Country SOPs using PTWC Enhanced Products - 10-15 min/country (6 countries: Guatemala, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Ecuador)
2.7
Discussion: Country Readiness for Changeover - What is left to do, gaps, needs?
 
3
DAY 2: TWC Operations, PTWC Enhanced Products, Country Guidance
3.1
Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) New Enhanced Products Overview – What, Why, SOPs (Criteria, Formats, Staging)
3.2
TWC Operations: Real-time Earthquake Detection and Fast Source Characterization – Sparse networks, Magnitudes, W-Phase Centroid Moment Tensors – Techniques, Use, Limitations, Challenges
3.3
TWC Operations: Travel Time and Wave Forecasting – Techniques, Use, Limitations, Challenges, Sensitivity Studies (Location, Depth, Magnitude)
3.4
PTWC Enhanced Products – Staging and Explanation of Each Product: Text, Forecast Polygon Map, Graphical Deep-Ocean Energy, Coastal Forecast, Forecast Tables, KMZ file
3.5
National SOP for PTWC Enhanced Products – Guidance and Examples: Flow Charts, Criteria Tables, NTWC Message Templates
3.6
Using Tsunami Warning Decision Support Tools for Monitoring, Detection, Assessment, Warning, Cancellation, Demonstration of Tide Tool v10.20 with Tsunami Travel Times
3.7
PTWC Enhanced Products – Guidance on use for National Warnings and Evacuation – Land and Marine Threats and Public Safety
3.8
Event Timeline-driven SOP – Intl TWC, NTWC, NDMO/DMO actions
 
4
DAY 3: Tsunami Hazard Scenarios, Tsunami Exercise
4.1
Understanding PTWC Enhanced Products - Distant Tsunami Hazard Scenarios
4.2
Understanding PTWC Enhanced Products - Regional and Local Tsunami Hazard Scenarios
4.3
Tsunami Table Top Exercise - Decision-making using PTWC Enhanced Products
4.4
Post-Exercise Evaluation
4.5
Final Discussion: Country Readiness for Changeover - Questions, Answers, Next Steps
 
5
Closing Ceremonies

Group(s): Tsunami , ITIC
Created at 11:10 on 28 Apr 2014 by Bernardo ALIAGA
Last Updated at 1:37 on 26 Jun 2014 by Bernardo ALIAGA
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